DETROIT (WWJ) – Forget the theater — this summer the blockbusters are being shown in the park!
Faygo Movie Night in the D! makes its return to Campus Martius Saturday night with another summer full of great showings. The event will feature movies every Saturday night throughout July and August.READ MORE: Lighthouse Partners With Gleaners To Expand Food Relief
Downtown Detroit Parks events manager Jodie Svagr is excited about another summer of Faygo Movie Night in the D! and considers it a great way to bring people together.
“(It’s great) to see such a diverse mix of people with all of the shows,” Svagr told WWJ. “… Whatever the parks you go to people will sit down and strike up conversations with different races and demographics. It’s really amazing.”READ MORE: 3 Dead, 9 Hurt In Separate Weekend Shootings In Detroit
Some of the movies being shown this summer include “Hidden Figures,” “Rogue One,” “Sing,” and “La La Land.”
Those interested are told to bring blankets and chairs to use on the open lawn area. Outside food is not permitted but there is plenty of drinks, popcorn and other snacks that can be purchased on site.MORE NEWS: Olivia Newton-John, Beloved Singer, Songwriter And Actress, Dies At 73
For more information on show times visit downtowndetroitparks.com.